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Handmade Holidays in 2011

This year was a Christmas filled with handmade gifts, which happens to be my favorite kind of gift. I made a lot of gifts to give this year as well as received plenty of fantastic handmade gifts. Before the year … Continue reading

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I need a quick favor

Could you please help me out? It will take less than a minute. I entered a contest on the Aves Studio Facebook page and I need the photo of my penguin sculpture to get the most “likes.” Then I will … Continue reading

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My Playful Penguins are in Art Doll Quarterly

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted an update at my blog. I’ve been busy working on sending my work to magazines and writing my first two magazine articles that will be published in March/April of next year in two … Continue reading

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Snowflakes work-in-progress-continued

My last snowflake post featured a work-in-progress look at how I used the masking fluid to create my snowflake watercolors. Now I will show my snowflake characters further along in the process. The photo above shows some of the decorative … Continue reading

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Wall Murals and painting myself into a corner

I was looking through photos of some mural painting jobs that I had done in the past. After looking through them, I thought that I’d share some of them with you. Back then when I was working on murals the … Continue reading

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Anchors Away ~ Boat Launch Event

Last night I paused to think about what I was doing exactly a week ago at that same time. I was rushing to and fro getting the last minute touches on my sailboat, racing against the clock. For some reason, … Continue reading

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Sailboat Saga ~ The Unveiling

Growing old is inevitable, growing up is optional. ~ Author unknown ~ Are you ready for some high flyin’ adventures? Come on and take a voyage with me on a flying sailboat with the Sunlight Delight kids & the Star … Continue reading

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Sailboat Saga ~ Sun, Moon, Stars & More

I can sense that people are getting restless waiting to see pics of my finished sailboat. Here’s my final “work-in-progress” post before revealing the sailboat all put together. I promise you that this a fun post, so please enjoy while … Continue reading

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Sailboat Saga ~ The Ladder Boy

Here he is…..the ladder boy! He is the last featured kid sculpture in my sailboat series, but certainly not the least. He has the task of painting the clouds onto the sail so he has a very important job to … Continue reading

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Sailboat Saga ~ Paint Girl & Telescope Boy

Today I thought I’d show you how I made my paint girl and telescope boy sculptures for my sailboat project. The photos above feature some work-in-progress stages of creating the paint girl. I used scraps of styrofoam material to form … Continue reading

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